1807 in science

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The year 1807 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

Astronomy[edit]

Chemistry[edit]

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Mathematics[edit]

Medicine[edit]

  • Samuel Hahnemann first introduces the term 'homeopathy' in an essay, "Indications of the Homeopathic Employment of Medicines in Ordinary Practice", published in Versammlung der Hufelandische medicinisch-chirurgischen Gesellschaft.[4]

Technology[edit]

Publications[edit]

  • Alexander von Humboldt's Le Voyage aux Régions equinoxiales du Nouveau Continent, fait en 1799-1804, par Alexandre de Humboldt et Aimé Bonpland begins publication.
  • Thomas Young's A Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts published.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "4 Vesta". JPL Small-Body Database Browser. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 2011-08-09. 
  2. ^ "Rifled Breech Loader". globalsecurity.org. Retrieved 22 September 2011. 
  3. ^ Stewart, Ian (1996). From Here to Infinity (3rd ed.). Oxford University Press. p. 169. ISBN 978-0-19-283202-3. 
  4. ^ Gumpert, Martin (1945). Hahnemann: the Adventurous Career of a Medical Rebel (English-language ed.). New York: Fischer. p. 130. 
  5. ^ Malster, Robert, ed. (2013). The Minute Books of the Suffolk Humane Society... and the world's first sailing lifeboat. Suffolk Records Society, vol. 56. Woodbridge: Boydell Press. ISBN 978-1-84383-805-0. 
  6. ^ Brown, Peter. "Sir William Cubitt (1785-1861)". Archived from the original on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-07-18. 
  7. ^ Hammond, John; Austin, Jill (1987). The camera lucida in art and science. Taylor & Francis.